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Laura Henry-Allain MBE

Global Writer, Speaker and Consultant and Creator of the JoJo and Gran Gran Characters

Laura Henry-Allain MBE
Laura Henry-Allain MBE is an award-winning international writer, speaker and consultant. She is the creator of the well-loved CBeebies characters JoJo and Gran Gran as well as the series’ associate producer. She is also executive producer on a few shows that are currently in development. She is the vice-president of The British Association for Early Childhood Education, and is an educational consultant for several well-known brands as well as children’s media, television and publishing, particularly in the areas of inclusion, racial equality and diversity. Laura’s new children’s book, My Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race and anti-racism, and empowers children to be the best versions of themselves. It will be published in October 2021.